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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

Ball State University Muncie, IN

Muncie, IN
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Ball State University s Department of History is inviting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Twentieth-Century U.S. women s and gender history, to begin August 19, 2017.

Major responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of specialization as well as survey courses and upper-division courses in twentieth-century United States history. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in teaching U.S. women s and gender history. Conduct research in twentieth-century U.S. women s and gender history.

Minimum qualifications: ABD in U.S. history, with specialization in Twentieth-Century U.S. women s and gender history, with degree completed by August 31, 2017; ability to teach U.S. history surveys, a survey of women in U.S. history, as well as topical courses in U.S. women s and gender history; must have active research agenda in U.S. women s and gender history.

Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. in U.S. history from an accredited college or university, with specialization in twentieth-century U.S. women s and gender history; teaching experience at college or university level; ability to teach comparative women s and gender history; courses in the history or sexuality and/or courses in other aspects of twentieth-century U.S. history; interest in using new digital approaches that help distill historical meaning from texts and artifacts, and in new modes of presenting these in electronic formats.

Electronic submission of application materials (letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, three letters of recommendation, writing sample, and evaluations of teaching where available) is preferred. Email to or mail to

Professor Abel Alves, Chairperson
Department of History
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2016.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 84 master s programs, and 16 doctoral programs.

Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders committed to improving the quality of life for all. The university offers an excellent benefits package, including health care and retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, and generous time off with pay.

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